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A Guide to Network Modules / WICs for Cisco Routers

Model

1601(R), 1602(R), 1605-R

1603(R), 1604(R)

1700

2600, 2600XM

Network Module

Not Used

Not Used

Not Used

WIC slot

NM-2W

WIC/VWIC

WIC-1ADSL One ADSL port

No

No

Yes*

Yes*

Yes*

WIC-1SHDSL One G.SHDSL Port

No

No

Yes*

Yes*

Yes*

* Requires a minimum "ADSL" feature set for the Cisco IOS.

WIC-1ENET One 10 Base-T Ethernet

No

No

Yes

No

No

WIC-1T One serial port

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC36-1B-S/T One ISDN BRI S/T port, requires external NT-1

No

No

No

No

No

WIC36-1B-U One ISDN BRI U port, internal NT-1

No

No

No

No

No

WIC-1B-S/T One ISDN BRI S/T port, requires external NT-1

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-1B-U One ISDN BRI U port, internal NT-1

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-1DSU-56K4 One 56/64 KBPS CSU/DSU

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-1B-S/T-LL One leased line ISDN BRI with S/T port

No

Yes

No

No

No

WIC-1DSU-T1 One serial port with integrated T1 CSU/DSU

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-2T Two serial ports using smart serial connector

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-2A/S Two async/sync ports using smart serial connector

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-1/2AM One or two-port V.90 analog modem

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-1MFT-E1 1-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-E1 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-E1-DI 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1 with drop and insert

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-1MFT-G703 1-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1 for unstructured G.703

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-G703 1-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1 for unstructured G.703

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-1MFT-T1 1-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - T1

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-T1 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - T1

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-T1-DI 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - T1 with drop and insert

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Model

3631

2691, 3725, 3745

3620, 3640

3660

Network Module

Chassis WIC slot

Chassis WIC slot

NM-1FE2W, NM-1FE1R2W, NM-2W

NM-1E2W NM-1E1R2W NM-2E2W

NM-1FE2W NM-1FE1R2W NM-2FE2W NM-2W

NM-1E2W NM-1E1R2W NM-2E2W

NM-1FE2W NM-1FE1R2W NM-2FE2W NM-2W

WIC/VWIC

WIC-1ADSL One ADSL port

No

Yes*

Yes*

No

Yes*

No

Yes*

WIC-1SHDSL One G.SHDSL port

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes*

No

Yes*

 

* Requires a minimum "Plus" feature set for the Cisco IOS.

WIC-1ENET One 10 Base-T Ethernet

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

WIC-1T One serial port

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC36-1B-S/T One ISDN BRI S/T port, requires external NT-1

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

WIC36-1B-U One ISDN BRI U port, internal NT-1

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

WIC-1B-S/T One ISDN BRI S/T port, requires external NT-1

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-1B-U One ISDN BRI U port, internal NT-1

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-1DSU-56K4 One 56/64 KBPS CSU/DSU

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-1B-S/T-LL One leased line ISDN BRI with S/T port

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

WIC-1DSU-T1 One serial port with integrated T1 CSU/DSU

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIC-2T Two serial ports using smart serial connector.

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

WIC-2A/S Two async/sync ports using smart serial connector

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

WIC-1/2AM One or two-port V.90 analog modem

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

VWIC-1MFT-E1 1-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-E1 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-E1-DI 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1 with drop and insert

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

VWIC-1MFT-G703 1-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1 for unstructured G.703

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-G703 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - E1 for unstructured G.703

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

VWIC-1MFT-T1 1-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - T1

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-T1 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - T1

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

VWIC-2MFT-T1-DI 2-Port RJ-48 Multiflex Trunk - T1 with drop and insert

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Network Module and Platform Compatibility Matrix for Cisco 2600 and 3600 Series Routers

Note: Cisco 1600 and 1700 series routers do not have the necessary slots to support network modules (NMs).

Product Number

Description

2600, 2600XM

3620, 3640

3631

3660

2691, 3725, 3745

NM-1FE1CT1

1 Fast Ethernet Plus Channelized T1/PRI Network Modules

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

NM-1FE1CE1

1 Fast Ethernet Plus Channelized E1/PRI Network Modules

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

NM-1CT1 NM-2CT1

1/2 ISDN PRI/Channelized T1 Network Module

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

NM-1CE1 NM-2CE1

1/2 ISDN PRI/Channelized E1 Network Module

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

NM-1E2W NM-1E1R2W  NM-2E2W

Ethernet LAN/WIC Network Modules

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

NM-1FE2W NM-1FE1R2W NM-2FE2W

Fast Ethernet LAN/WIC Network Modules

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

NM-2W

Network Module with 2 WIC slots (no LAN ports)

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

NM-4B NM-8B

4 or 8-Port ISDN-BRI Network Module

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

NM-xDM

6 to 30 port Digital Modem Network Module

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

NM-8AM NM-16AM

Analog Modem Network Module

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

NM-4A/S NM-8A/S

4 or 8-Port Async/Sync Network Module

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

NM-16A NM-32A 

16 or 32 Async Network Modules

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes